HIST 452 Topics in Pre-Modern Medicine (3 credits)

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Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)


History : The history of the evolution of ideas about the human body, disease and therapeutics and the diverse practices of medicine prior to the advent of modern clinical and laboratory medicine in the 19th c., with particular attention to social, political, cultural and religious context.

Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2016-2017 academic year.

Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2016-2017 academic year.

  • Prerequisites: HIST 214 or HIST 249 and a 300-level course in History or permission of instructor.

  • Priority is given to students registered in the Minor Concentration in Social Studies of Medicine